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Report: Use of biochar from the pyrolysis of waste organic material as a soil amendment
Biochar is a charcoal-like material produced by the thermochemical pyrolysis of biomass materials. It is being considered as a potentially significant means of storing carbon for long periods to mitigate greenhouse gases. ...
Dryland farming in the Northwestern United States : a nontechnical overview
(Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 1992)
Today, more people than ever throughout the world rely on American wheat farmers to provide a steady and affordable supply of grain. At the same time, public concern about the viability of our food system is growing as ...
Proceedings: Ecological and organic farm management workshop
This proceedings for the Ecological and Organic Farm Management Workshop held in Puyallup in 2004 includes three sessions by David Granatstein:
Report: Current trends in organic tree fruit production
Organic fruit production is the largest segment of organic farming in Washington State by acreage and farm-gate value. With depressed prices for conventional apples and pears, many growers have considered organic production ...
Proceedings: Nitrogen cycling and partitioning under alternative organic orchard floor management strategies
(Western Nutrient Management Symposium, Salt Lake City, 2007)
Organic orchard systems are a significant and growing component of Washington State agriculture, yet sustainable methods of nitrogen (N) fertility and weed management remain a challenge. Nutrient supply is dependent on ...